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La Posta Restaurant

538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
+1 831-457-2782
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (18 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“lasagnette” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We celebrated my BFFs birthday here and are so glad we did. We all ordered different items from the menu shaved brussel sprouts, cod with capers, lasagnette, and more. Just outstanding. Fish cooked perfectly, subtle spices and the desserts were in a class of their...More

1  Thank IMIUBU2
Reviewed December 19, 2017

Went there for traditional Italian. Upon entering a nearly empty restaurant I was asked if I had a reservation. The lady was grumpy- my wife wanted to leave right then. I preserved. When they brought the menu, I did not see spaghetti a la bolognese...More

Thank Pierre_Kingston
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Very limited menu. Food was good...not great. Very busy but they handled all the customers well. Wine list was extensive and reasonably priced.

Thank MaryHanson19
Reviewed November 12, 2017

We dine at La Posta regularly, often twice a month (we are lucky to live within walking distance). We are glad that after about four years of steady patronage, we were recognized and greeted warmly each time. With a change in the personnel in the...More

1  Thank Clover88Live
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We enjoyed our meal so much, that we made reservations for the 2nd night when we walked out. Both nights the food was very fresh. The wine list is good, and our waiter made a great suggestion. We will come back! Oh yes, and don't...More

2  Thank Kelsey1976
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Food was exceptional, the wait staff on point, great wine suggestions. We had treh porzioni but, and I'm assuming, there appeared to be an owner milling about ( the bar in particular) who changed the atmosphere the minute she walked through the door ? Very...More

7  Thank MannyPee
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We came here out because the restaurants around were packed. The prices are very expensive, even without drinks. Our salad was just lettuce and a little sprinkle of cheese. Our pizza was good, but was also very pricey. The pasta was okay, but nothing great....More

2  Thank timteresa0
Reviewed May 22, 2017

La Posta never misses. Varied menu with weekly changes. Artistic preparation and presentation. My wife's favorite because the menu is different than other restaurants with local ingredients prepared wonderfully. Been coming here for years. Comfortable, a little high priced but worth it.

2  Thank Ric S
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We've been going here for at least five years, about six times a year. The food is always excellent, although it's tough to tell which dishes will be best from the menu descriptions. This time I had a wonderful salad with kumquats. Anything with nettles...More

4  Thank Caliber01
Reviewed April 10, 2017

La Posta is one of the best Italian restaurants that I have ever enjoyed. I am continually impressed with their culinary skill at every visit. Last night was another home run offering with each person in our six person group duly pleased with their meals....More

3  Thank Charles S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 538 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-3421
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-457-2782
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